Head of Legal

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Posted 30+ days ago
Contract Type:
£85,000 - 100,000
Area of Law:
Private Practice
Reference Number:
30+ days ago
Head of Litigation We are working on a new and exciting opportunity for a senior lawyer to join a growing team in a lead role. This role is within a progressive and forward thinking firm offering high quality contentious work within a dynamic and innovative environment. The work ranges to include Personal Injury, Housing Litigation, Data Breach and Financial Mis-selling. If you are at a senior level with experience of hiring and managing a team within a legal environment, this is a unique role offering high level work and progression prospects. The Firm This firm can offer the opportunity to: · Join a leading brand offering high quality legal advice within a legal setting · Be part of a forward thinking and innovative environment · Help to grow and develop a team, offering high quality legal advice · Work in a friendly and collaborative North West team with ambitious growth plans The Opportunity Specific responsibilities of the role include: · Manage a team of lawyers in providing a range of litigation advice · Take responsibility for growth of the team, including recruitment, appropriate supervision, identifying training needs and acting as a point of escalation from team members dealing with more complex legal issues · Manage client requirements and business needs, ensuring efficient utilisation of resources to meet client requirements · Project manage client requirements and internal stakeholders across the business The Candidate Requirements for this role include: · Qualified lawyer with at least 7 years' PQE gained either in-house or private practice · Previous experience managing a team within a legal environment, including implementing processes to drive efficiencies, working towards KPI's and SLA's · Experience in growing a team, managing and offering support and mentoring to junior team members · An ability to identify training needs, offering coaching and more structured training programmes where required · Excellent leadership skills, working in an approachable and friendly manner · A positive attitude and excellent time management skills, to manage conflicting responsibilities within a fast paced and dynamic environment · Work effectively in building relationships with clients and key stakeholders across the business · A team player with an adaptable and flexible approach inspiring confidence and a positive culture throughout the team This is a role offering a real opportunity to make an impact within a growing firm. Work in a friendly and collaborative environment with like minded lawyers, but with a unique opportunity to shape a new team for the future. If you would like further information, please provide your CV or contact Clara Rogers for a confidential discussion. BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.
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